Ian is the Infrastructure Consultant with over 15 years’ industry experience. A certified Professional and Instructor, Ian consults, trains, presents and evangelises Geospatial, Civil Engineering and BIM solutions to a wide range of organisations in both the public and private sectors. Building Information Modelling (BIM) plays a big part in Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure (ENI) and the Autodesk solutions are at the forefront of this vital progression into the next level of Digital Engineering. Ian specialises in AutoCAD Civil 3D, Infraworks 360, Autodesk Vehicle Tracking, Recap 360, AutoCAD Map 3D and Navisworks. He also understands your Geospatial needs and advises on Digital Data and GIS infrastructure.

Ian Robinson

Infraworks 360 - Getting the Point (Cloud) Part 3

Infraworks 360 - Getting the Point (Cloud) Part 3
In the first post about Point Clouds I talked Recap 360 , you can read it HERE if you missed it. In the second post it got rather large so I blogged HERE , this post includes a whitepaper which can be...
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AutoCAD Family of Products - Getting the Point (Cloud) Part 2

AutoCAD Family of Products - Getting the Point (Cloud) Part 2
So... in the last post I talked about Point Clouds in Recap 360, you can read my blog here if you missed it. In this post I will be talking about the AutoCAD family of products, starting with AutoCAD ...
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Recap 360 - Getting the Point (Cloud) Part 1

Recap 360 - Getting the Point (Cloud) Part 1
Point Clouds are becoming more and more relevant in the Infrastructure arena and we have always had trouble working with them efficiently. Well here is my take on the various tools available to us. Th...
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Saving Assemblies to your Pallets in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017

Saving Assemblies to your Pallets in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017
So, you’ve updated your AutoCAD Civil 3D software to 2017 and are in the process of adding your new 2017 Assemblies to a tool pallet.... and this happens: Fig 1 As soon as you click on the assembly an...
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Be more square - AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 New Features

Be more square - AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 New Features
Here’s a really useful new feature in Civil 3D 2017, namely “ Cleaned up corners in Corridor Modelling ”. This is great, mainly because you don’t have to do anything at all! It just works. When you ha...
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Islands in the road - AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 New Features – Skewed Targets and Baseline Feature Lines

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Now I’ve been working with Civil 3D 2017 for a few months I wanted to share with you a few new features that I have found really useful. This new feature you may have noticed, but maybe you can’t find...
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How to work with Ordnance Survey data

How to work with Ordnance Survey data
Infrastructure How To: Taking raw Ordnance Survey Data into Civil 3D, Map 3D and Infraworks. A lot of people have been asking me how to take raw Ordnance Survey Data with Building Heights into Infrawo...
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Infraworks 360 Update

Infraworks 360 Update
On September 2nd 2015 a new update was made available for Infraworks 360 and with this new update comes an array of new features and improvements. If you are an existing Infraworks 360 customer then y...
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